In a different world, think like an immigrant

Without crossing the ocean, we’re in a different world. So think like an immigrant. On both sides our grandkids have grandparents or great-grandparents who were immigrants.  Not one of them came to this country and got a job like what they were educated for in the old country. A medical student and journalist became a makerContinue reading “In a different world, think like an immigrant”

Power despite precarity blog

This is a blog about our new book, Power Despite Precarity: Strategies for the Contingent Faculty Movement in Higher Education. The publisher is Pluto in the UK and we expect it to come out in August 2021. We’ll start with some background. This should set the mood: Rally at Civic Center Plaza Joe is holdingContinue reading “Power despite precarity blog”

Strategies: Places where we fight

We fight in different places. Each place has an appropriate strategy, if not two or three. A good strategy in the wrong place is a bad strategy. Strategies should be coordinated, so what is going on on one level supports what is going on elsewhere. Examples of places we fight are: Individuals fighting for ourContinue reading “Strategies: Places where we fight”